11 Club members packed meals for the Rise Against Hunger event held on April 13th at Cartmel Priory School. Rise against Hunger https://www.riseagainsthunger.org/ helps to improve nuttrition worldwide including meals for school children in Africa to improve school enrollment, empowering … Continued
On March 5th Juliet Burd and Kathy Haughton from CRMI which works in partnership with Days for Girls in Uganda talked about their work and the reusable sanitary wear they distribute to girls so they can attend school full time … Continued
Two Grange Sroptimists volunteer at Barrow Women’s Centre and club members donate items required such as bedding, clothes and toiletries. A recent fundraising supper raised £80 which was used to purchase children’s underwear which was urgently required . http://www.womenscommunitymatters.org/
Grange Soroptimists swam in the 2019 Swimathon in Kendal, swimming 102 lengths in 55 minutes and raising £503 for ShelterBox, which provides relief for victims of disasters. Club members have swum in the Swimathon for over 25 years and for … Continued
Twelve Soroptimists formed 2 teams for the annual Cartmel Village Hall quiz., to suppport the village hall where we meet. We didn’t win but a good time was had by all.
5 members attended the Victoria Hall Balcony Seat Refurbishment afternoon in recognition of the donation made by the club to refurbish 2 seats.
Grange Soroptimists and guests totalling 60 people came together to celebrate Burns Night at Cartmel Village Hall and raised a fantastic sum of £586.30 for Springfield Women’s refuge in Kendal. The haggis was expertly piped in by Mervyn Hamilton and … Continued
The club depicted the carol ” It came upon the Midnight Clear” at the annual Christmas Tree festival at St Paul’s Church.
Members enjoyed a lovely meal, friendship and fun at the annual Christmas Party at Hampsfell House Hotel. Members were delighted to bestow Honorary Membership on 3 long standing Club members.
Members marked International Day for the Abolition of Slavery ( Dec 2nd ) with a display on Modern Day Slavery in Grange Libraru. Club members also did a quiz on the subject at the Club meeting.